City adds R10 million to homeless budget

City adds R10 million to homeless budget

The City spends R65 million a year to aid street-based people and the additional funding is set for distribution to NGO-run shelters to scale up bed availability. The NGO recipients still has to be decided and this can only be done once the Grant-in-Aid application...
My Journey to U-turn

My Journey to U-turn

  * Hi, I’m Cathy. I’m a champion on the U-turn phase 3 work-readiness programme. My passion is communication and I’m part of the U-turn communication team. Every week I will be writing a blog post sharing my personal experience on this programme, to...
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I help a homeless person and know that I am making things better? The first thing to keep in mind is: a homeless person is a person. They need love, acceptance and human connections as much as any other individual. Once you have established a connection, the...
Cleaning up our streets, together

Cleaning up our streets, together

In addition to providing a pathway out of homelessness, U-turn provides a bridge between the housed community and those who are not housed. Partnering with HVCID and HVA, is an opportunity to do both. Three times a week U-turn’s first phase clients, who are...